Postdoctoral Researcher

Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
Baltimore, MD
United States
Job Description

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Job Posting Title:

Postdoctoral Researcher


Position Type:

Other Academic



LSUAM VetMed - School of Comparative Biomedical Sciences (Alexander Murashov (00082114))


Work Location:

2312 Veterinary Medicine


Pay Grade:

Other Academic


Job Description:

The Department of Comparative and Biomedical Sciences in the School of Veterinary Medicine (Vet Med) at Louisiana State University and A&M College (LSU) invites applications for a 12-month postdoctoral position. Experience with molecular biology techniques, cell culture, qRT-PCR, genomics, proteomics and bioinformatics are preferred. The candidate is expected to demonstrate independence in experimental design and execution, work effectively with others in a collaborative setting, present results at both national and international meetings, and publish. 

Job Responsibilities:

80% - Research: The successful candidate will  perform  biochemical, molecular biological and behavioral experiments. Maintain Drosophila culture and transgenic stocks. Prepare fly food. 

15% - Managing daily operations of the laboratory.  Provide oversight and guidance to students. Maintenance and upkeep of  instrumentation and keeping records and protocols. Conduct research in the area of expertise, publish research findings in refereed journals.

5% - Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. or equivalent

Specific Experience - A record of participation in research and peer-reviewed publications. Experience in Drosophila culture, molecular biology, microscopy

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences and record of significant participation in research activities as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications. 

Special or Physical Qualifications:

Physical Requirements - Required to be cable of lifting up to 50 pounds, standing, sitting or walking for prolonged periods, bending, vision near sight, vision far sight, able to reach above and below the shoulder, climbing, pushing, pulling, grasping, and squatting.


Additional Job Description:

Special Instructions:

Please provide your cover letter, resume, and three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address. A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire. Please attach ALL required documents under the "Resume/CV" section of your application. Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience.


Posting Date:

September 19, 2023


Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):


Additional Position Information:

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

Remote Work - Positions approved to work remotely outside the State of Louisiana shall be employed through Louisiana State University’s partner, nextSource Workforce Solutions, for Employer of Record Services including but not limited to employment, benefits, payroll, and tax compliance. Positions employed through Employer of Record Services will be offered benefits and retirement as applicable through their provider and will not be eligible for State of Louisiana benefits and retirement.


Essential Position (Y/N):


LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

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